I haven’t done this in a while so let me show you some enhancement in my yarn stash. No, I haven’t been shopping up a storm. These have been in the stash for a while and I’ve only just taken photos of them. Except the Sundara. Those are from clubs. I never said I was on a yarn diet. Shut up and just enjoy the porn.
Western Sky Knits Homegrown Sock, 100% superwash merino, 420 yards, colourway Mix It Up 2
Western Sky Knits Twinkle Sock, 400 yards, it has 5% stellina, colourway Butterfly Wings
welthase fingering merino light, single ply 100% superwash merino, 400 yards, colourway Blue Blessing, exclusive from the Strickmich! Club for the Samadhi shawlette
DyeForYarn Merino/Silk Fingering, 75/25 blend, 437 yards, colourway Fire in a Princess Place, also from the Strickmich! Club exclusive for the Knit Your Love shawl.
Tosh Mo Light, 80% merino/20% mohair, 420 yards, colourway Antique Lace, from last year’s Sweater Club courtesy of Michelle who did not fancy the goat hair. I’m thinking of making a Hitofude with this.
Knit Picks Stroll Tonal, 75% merino/25% nylon, 462 yards, colourway Blue Violet
Same as above, colourwau Pearlescent. Can you tell I’m thinking of a stripey shawl for these two? Okay, so maybe not but I bought these thinking of Romi Hill’s Red Rock Canyon.
And now for the ultimate luxury that is Sundara Yarn’s Fingering Merino Cashmere. Squishy 70/20/10 blend of merino, cashmere and nylon, it is the same base as Bugga. I’m actually surprised that I have not made anything with this yarn yet. Must remedy that this year. The label says it has 500 yards in the 150g skein but, as every Sundara Yarn fan would know, Sundara is generous and underestimates the yardage so there are some skeins with about 600 yards in it. Colourway below is Sky Through the Cedars.
This is Romeo from the monthly club.
And of course, where Romeo goes, Juliette follows.
A Luxury Club shipment, this is Inspired by Night #77. Deep, dark blue and black. Perfect for a top or a shrug, or a very large shawl.
I hope you enjoyed this edition of Yarn Porn. Hopefully next time you see these, they will be knitted up!